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Joseph Abell, 2015 NITOC Champion, with Chris Jeub.

Episode 37: Interviews with NITOC Competitors with Chris Jeub

Chris Jeub interviews some tournament competitors at the National Invitational Tournament of Champions, learning a thing or two about how to be champions for next year. NITOC Competitors of 2015 Download the MP3 NOTES: Chris Jeub recorded a half-dozen speakers and debaters (plus a couple of moms) to highlight the National Invitational Tournament of Champions. […]

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Episode 36: Preparing for NITOC in Team-Policy Debate with Vance Trefethen

Getting ready for NITOC? Vance Trefethen talks with Chris Jeub about important issues with Stoa’s team-policy debate topic on electronic surveillance. Preparing for NITOC with Vance Trefethen Download the MP3 NOTES: Be sure to connect with Training Minds and Monument Publishing at NITOC. Chris Jeub will be there at its vendor booth. Are you a champion […]

We are looking for excellent writers. Do you want to join us?

Episode 35: Becoming a Monument Publishing Writer with Chris Jeub

Chris Jeub shares about the kind of sourcebook contributor his company is looking for to help publish the best sourcebook material possible for the 2015-2016 competitive season. Becoming a Monument Publishing Writer Download the MP3 NOTES: We are looking for experienced speakers and debaters or coaches to help contribute to the 2015-2016 line up of […]

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Episode 34: Getting Your Resources for Next Year with Chris Jeub

If you are preparing for next year (and you should be!), allow Chris Jeub to walk you through how to save the most money and get your resources to maximize your preparation. Getting Your Resources for Next Year Download the MP3 NOTES: For most of us in speech and debate, we are getting ready for […]

Prescripting arguments is a most necessary strategy to champion debating.

Episode 33: Prescripting Arguments with Matthew Erickson

Stoa’s 2012 National Champion Matthew Erickson shares a personal strategy that helped him prepare to win NITOC: prescripting. Prescripting Arguments with Matthew Erickson Download the MP3 Prescripting is a habit that every debater should practice. You can prescript common arguments to your case, and Matthew shows you how. 90% of the arguments against your case will […]

Shane Baumgardner at Training Minds Camp.

Episode 32: Focus on Nationals with Shane Baumgardner

A most excellent speech given at the 2011 Nationals Intensive Training Camp from one of the NCFCA and Stoa legends, Shane Baumgardner. Focus on Nationals with Shane Baumgardner Download the MP3 NOTES: Standard for excellence: the Apostle Paul. Your level success directly reflects YOU and your calling by God. Five Keys to Excellence at NITOC/NCFCA […]

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Episode 31: Nonverbal Communication with Cody Herche

Nonverbal communication is often the deciding factor in speech and debate rounds. National champion Cody Herche shares his keys to mastering the nonverbal communication techniques for success.   Nonverbal Communication with Cody Herche Download the MP3 NOTES: What is nonverbal communication? 5 queues of nonverbal communication: Repetition Contradiction Substitution Complementing Accenting Body movements & posture Jesters […]

Greg Rehmke joined us in Monument, Colorado, in 2011 to share these thoughts on economic thinking.

Episode 30: Economic Concepts in Limited Prep Part 2 with Greg Rehmke

This week’s podcast is Part 2 of Greg Rehmke, a free market analyst and educator. His insights into economics is incredibly useful for all sorts of speeches, especially debate and limited prep. Economic Concepts Part 2 with Greg Rehmke Download the MP3 NOTES: FDA solution vs. LU solution Top-down solution vs. free market solutions FedEx solution […]

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